|2014 Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Thursday, February 20|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 20 February 2014 07:00|
Thursday's Top 25 CBB Odds
(TheSpread) – The Top 25 College Basketball schedule for Thursday features five games. Here is a look at the odds for the five games taking place.
The featured game of the day has North Carolina hosting No. 6 Duke at 9PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Duke is the favorite on the road, as the Blue Devils have odds of -1.5 points against the Tar Heels. Duke is 21-5 on the season, 4-3 on the road and 17-9 against the spread. North Carolina is 18-7 overall, 12-3 at home and 14-11 against the spread. Duke has won four of the last five against UNC, and the road team has covered the spread in five straight.
The other featured game on Thursday has Purdue hosting No. 14 Michigan State at 7PM ET (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers, the Spartans are the favorite on the road, as they have odds of -4.5 points against the Boilermakers. Michigan State is 21-5 on the season, 7-1 on the road and 14-9-2 against the spread. Purdue is 15-10 overall, 12-2 at home and 8-13 against the spread. Michigan State has won and covered the spread in five straight against Purdue.
For a look at the odds for all of Thursday’s Top 25 games, see below
Top 25 College Basketball Opening Odds for Thursday, February 20
519 Memphis -9
520 Rutgers +9
527 Michigan State -4.5
528 Purdue +4.5
549 Gonzaga +1.5
550 BYU -1.5
555 Connecticut -9
556 Temple +9
609 Duke -1.5
610 North Carolina +1.5